Learning by example is a great way to get up to speed on new coding techniques. Microsoft has delivered a ton of examples available for download to help you see concrete illustrations of specific features of the new Metro style apps. Read on to learn more.
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Learn how to use Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) and the Pyvot add-in to create and manipulate Excel data as well as how to generate a histogram using NumPy and SciPy.
Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) brings the power of Visual Studio to any number of Python distributions. This article, the first in a two-part series, is about installing and using Microsoft's Python Tools for Visual Studio.
Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch version 1.0 is targeted at quickly creating useful line-of-business applications, but it is quite capable of doing much more. The key to rapid development centers around accessing data and presenting it to the user on template-driven screens. Read on to learn more.
From an application perspective, LightSwitch is aimed at minimally complex applications with straightforward requirements. In many situations the basic need is to grab some data and throw it up on the screen. You might call LightSwitch the ad hoc developer's tool, although that's probably not what Microsoft had in mind.
It is hoped that the agreement between Attachmate and Xamarin will put C# development on Android devices back on track with many more new capabilities and enhancements to come. Read on to learn more.